Melburnians are set to be immersed in the world of gaming and esports when the iconic QV Square transforms into a one-of-a-kindGaming Dome between Monday 24 February and Sunday 15 March presented by The Chiefs, Australia’s premier Electronic Sports Club.
Gaming enthusiasts, amateurs and addicts alike are encouraged to compete against friends, strangers and professional players to test their skills for the ultimate bragging rights and the chance to win daily prizes along the way. Eighteen FREE gaming stations equipped with the latest and greatest video games including Rocket League, Fortnite, Counter-Strike, League of Legends and more will be dispersed throughout the hub.
Gamers will have the chance to step into an alternate reality with VR setups including,Beat Saber, Boneworksand iB Cricket bringing a huge interactive component to the dome. Players will experience the ultimate adrenaline-induced rush of competing in front of an audience on the main stage. The Chiefs will host daily mini gaming tournaments on the main stage to test player’s skills including Sim Racing time trials, with gamers vying for the fastest hot lap to claim the top spot on the leaderboard.
The experience isn’t limited to esport aficionados, with exhibition matches and live viewing parties set for weekly competitions. Professional players including Brisbane Lions player Chiefs ambassadorMitch Robinson, FIFA professional player and content creatorJames ‘Cripsy’ Williams, League of Legends professionalsBrandon ‘Claire’ Nguyen,Romeo ‘Thien’ Tran, Jackson ‘Pabu’ Pavoneand Brandon ‘Juves’ Definaalongside Counter- Strike professional Darly ‘Mayker’ Mayand more pros will play the dome. Professional players will face-offevery Sunday between 1pm – 4pm on the main stage, while spectators can get involved with big screens broadcasting the action. The main stage challenges will be followed by live Q&A’s and signings.